Not just for the chickens, but seeing the grand-kids enjoy them ...

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Indoroowet, Oct 9, 2014.

  1. Indoroowet

    Indoroowet Out Of The Brooder

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    A friend started me on this, and I decided to *dangit, do it* !
    So after months of lurking on the net, I decided to make my own instead of buying a chicken abode.
    Had a great time doing it with one of our 5 year old grand-sons *helping* me.
    Pic of *about* what it looks like in the coop pictures section.

    I am in Utah, so I am a bit concerned about the winter creeping up on us.
    I already (home-made again) made a water supply warmer, in case of sub freezing temps.

    When the chickens laid their first egg(s), that same friend who started me on this,
    took his calculator out and after asking me how many potatoes,
    I already forked over in behalf of the chickens,
    he kindly told me that my first free egg,
    will be laid when the chickens are done with laying eggs ...
    Nice friend huh ... ? [​IMG]

    Please take this last previous paragraph with a bag of salt, a grain does not suffice !
     
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  2. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Sounds more like loan shark shakedown than a friend. Call his bluff, tell him to take the chickens back. You can get others - really, and your grand children will enjoy them just as much.
     
  3. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    PS Was he serious or making a feeble attempt at humor?
     
  4. sunflour

    sunflour Flock Master Premium Member

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    glad you joined us. My DH tells me our egg value is now over $100 per egg, well worth it!
     
  5. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    Welcome to BYC! [​IMG]We're glad to have you. If you have any questions, feel free to ask!
     
  6. Indoroowet

    Indoroowet Out Of The Brooder

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    <<<My DH tells me our egg value is now over $100 per egg, well worth it!>>>

    I agree, but how much are the smiles on the faces of our grand-kids worth ?
     
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  7. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] Glad you joined us!

    Feel free to ask lots of questions! We're all here to help. [​IMG]
     
  8. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    Welcome to BYC. Glad you decided to join our flock. Raising chickens is a wonderful experience for children. My granddaughter (pictured in my avatar) loves our chickens. Please feel free to ask any questions you may have. We are here to help in any way we can. What kind of chickens do you have?
     
  9. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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    Hello :frow and Welcome To BYC!
     
  10. Mountain Peeps

    Mountain Peeps Change is inevitable, like the seasons Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! Please make yourself at home and we are here to help.
     

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